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The Regent's Park & Primrose Hill

Discover The Royal Parks

As a charity, we're dedicated to preserving and enhancing 5,000 acres of green space across the city, nurturing habitats, preserving history, and ensuring free access for all to enjoy.

Did you know...

  • We cultivate half a million flowers annually, painting your parks with vibrant hues for your perfect selfie backdrop.
  • We plant 150,000 pollinator-friendly bulbs and wildflower plugs, inviting bees and butterflies to thrive.
  • We protect 7,000 wildlife species within our parks, every stroll is a chance to encounter nature's wonders.

From maintaining 170,000 trees to nurturing 100 acres of ponds and lakes, we craft serene sanctuaries for all to unwind and explore. Our dedication extends to preserving 197 historic monuments, hosting 30 major events yearly, and curating delightful spots for your coffee break. We champion physical and mental wellness, welcoming 20,000 weekly participants in sports and recreational activities. We maintain 14 playgrounds for children to safely enjoy nature's play, while also welcoming over 34,000 families, schools, and adults annually through our learning programs to explore and discover the parks.

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Supporting Our Work

Managing the Royal Parks costs £60 million annually, with 80% of funding reliant on donations. Your support is vital in preserving these green spaces, home to wildlife, London's history, and cherished memories.

Every donation, big or small, helps maintain these spaces for future generations to enjoy. We extend our heartfelt thanks to our volunteers, whose 36,000 hours of time given last year, alongside donors, including those from Team Royal Parks Half Marathon, contributed £504,350, making our work possible.

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    Photography Competition: Creating Spaces for Life

    For this competition, we want to see your photographs that show the new life which flourishes in the Royal Parks.

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    Please consider making a gift to the Royal Parks, it will make all the difference to their future.

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    Would you like to volunteer with us? Our volunteers play a vital role in looking after the parks and support a wide-range of activities.